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Dangerous Creole Liaisons$
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Jacqueline Couti

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781781383018

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781781383018.001.0001

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(Re)writing History: Revival of the Declining Creole Nation and Transatlantic Ties

(Re)writing History: Revival of the Declining Creole Nation and Transatlantic Ties

(p.107) Coda I (Re)writing History: Revival of the Declining Creole Nation and Transatlantic Ties
Dangerous Creole Liaisons

Jacqueline Couti

Liverpool University Press

This coda concisely illustrates how during the 1840s–1850s (a period comprising the July Monarchy and the Second Republic [1848–1852]) and in the aftermath of the 1848 abolition of slavery, historians from the white Creole oligarchy such as Sidney Daney de Marcillac, Adrien Dessalles, Etienne Rufz de Lavison among others, reappropriate and engage with the ideology of early novelists such as Traversay, Levilloux and/or Maynard de Queilhe. The polemical viewpoint shared by these white Creole writers reflects and historicizes a highly specific social fabric as the authors confront political and historical disruptive transformation. Their narratives underscore a transatlantic and creolized vision of French nationhood and an understanding of nationalism conceived in terms of historical destiny.

Keywords:   rewriting history, Dessalles, Daney, Rufz, Bissette, female body, female allegory, revisionism, Creoleness

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